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1978

TOP PERFORMING ALBUMS

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No 10
No 10

No 10

Album: Dire Straits - Dire Straits

Released: 7 October 1978

Recorded: 13 February – 5 March 1978 at Basing Street Studios, London

Genre: Pub rock, Roots rock

Length: 41:34

Label: Vertigo Warner Bros.

Producer: Muff Winwood

No 9
No 9

No 9

Album: Hemispheres - Rush

Released: 29 October 1978 and 6 May 1997 (remastered CD)

Recorded: June–July 1978 at Rockfield Studios in South Wales, UK

Genre: Progressive rock

Length: 36:08

Label: Anthem (Canada), Atlantic (Japan), Epic/Sony (Japan), Mercury

Producers: Rush and Terry Brown

No 8
No 8

No 8

Album: Third - Big Star

Released: March 1978

Recorded: 1974 at Ardent Studios, Memphis, Tennessee

Genre: Power pop

Length: 52:34

Label: PVC

Producer: Jim Dickinson

No 7
No 7

No 7

Album: The Man-Machine - Kraftwerk

Released: 19 May 1978

Recorded: 1977-78 at Kling Klang Studio, Düsseldorf, Germany – recording and Studio Rudas, Düsseldorf, Germany – mixing

Genre: Electronic, Synthpop

Length: 36:10

Label: Kling Klang, EMI Electrola, Capitol

Producers: Ralf Hütter and Florian Schneider

No 6
No 6

No 6

Album: Some Girls - The Rolling Stones

Released: 9 June 1978

Recorded: 10 October – 21 December 1977, 5 January – 2 March 1978, Pathé Marconi Studios, Paris

Genre: Rock, Rhythm and Blues, Blues, Country

Length: 40:45

Label: Rolling Stones

Producers: The Glimmer Twins

No 5
No 5

No 5

Album: The Cars - The Cars

Released: June 1978

Recorded: February 1978 at AIR Studios, London

Genre: Rock, New wave, Power pop

Length: 35:40

Label: Elektra

Producer: Roy Thomas Baker

No 4
No 4

No 4

Album: Parallel Lines - Blondie

Released: September 1978

Recorded: June–July 1978 at Record Plant, New York City

Genre: Pop rock, Power pop, New wave

Length: 39:06

Label: Chrysalis

Producer: Mike Chapman

No 3
No 3

No 3

Album: Van Halen - Van Halen

Released: February 1978

Recorded: August 30–September 1977 at Sunset Sound Recorders, Hollywood

Genre: Hard rock, Heavy metal

Length: 35:34

Label: Warner Bros.

Producer: RTed Templeman

No 2
No 2

No 2

Album: This Year's Model - Elvis Costello and The Attractions

Released: 17 March 1978

Recorded: Eden Studios, London, 1977–1978

Genre: Punk rock,Nnew wave

Length: 35:44

Label: Radar

Producer: Nick Lowe

No 1 (Best Performing Album)
No 1 (Best Performing Album)

No 1 (Best Performing Album)

Album: Darkness on the Edge of Town - Bruce Springsteen

Released: 2 June 1978

Recorded: October 12, 1977 – March 19, 1978 at Record Plant Studios in New York

Genre: Hard rock, Rock and roll

Length: 42:55

Label: Columbia

Producers: Bruce Springsteen, Jon Landau, (Assistance:) Steven Van Zandt

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